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OPEN LAKE FORECAST FOR LAKE SUPERIOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
354 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

FOR WATERS BEYOND FIVE NAUTICAL MILES OF SHORE ON LAKE SUPERIOR

.SYNOPSIS...A 29.7 INCH TROUGH OVER WESTERN ONTARIO AND WESTERN LAKE
SUPERIOR WILL MOVE EAST OF LAKE SUPERIOR BY THIS AFTERNOON. A 29.6
INCH LOW PRESSURE OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS THIS EVENING WILL MOVE
NORTH TO WESTERN ONTARIO TUESDAY EVENING AND DEEPEN TO 29.4 INCHES.
THE LOW WILL DRIFT EAST TO JAMES BAY BY WEDNESDAY EVENING WHILE
WEAKENING TO 29.5 INCHES. THIS LOW WILL REMAIN STATIONARY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE LOW WILL CONTINUE EASTWARD TO THE CANADIAN
MARITIMES THROUGH FRIDAY WHILE 30.6 INCH HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS ACROSS
THE CENTRAL PLAINS.

LSZ162-051700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF A LINE FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO GRAND
PORTAGE MN BEYOND 5NM-
354 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016 /254 AM CST MON DEC 5 2016/

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO
4 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7
FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 6 TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4 TO
7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ263-051700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM SAXON HARBOR WI TO UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE
CANAL MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER INCLUDING ISLE
ROYALE NATIONAL PARK-
354 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN...DRIZZLE AND SNOW. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF DRIZZLE AND SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS VEERING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 9 TO
12 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ264-051700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM UPPER ENTRANCE TO PORTAGE CANAL TO MANITOU
ISLAND MI 5NM OFF SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
354 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN AND DRIZZLE. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...DRIZZLE AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 4
TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 8 TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ265-051700-
LAKE SUPERIOR WEST OF LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
354 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING
TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING SOUTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 40 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST
20 TO 30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. SNOW
SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ266-051700-
LAKE SUPERIOR EAST OF A LINE FROM MANITOU ISLAND TO MARQUETTE MI
AND WEST OF A LINE FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER
BEYOND 5NM FROM SHORE-
354 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO
2 TO 4 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...DRIZZLE AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. WAVES
SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH
SNOW. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS BECOMING WEST
GALES TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO
10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WAVES BUILDING TO 7 TO 11 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 8 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ267-051700-
LAKE SUPERIOR FROM GRAND MARAIS MI TO WHITEFISH POINT MI 5NM OFF
SHORE TO THE US/CANADIAN BORDER-
354 AM EST MON DEC 5 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

.EARLY THIS MORNING...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS. A CHANCE OF
SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH RAIN. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.TODAY...WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...DRIZZLE AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET...THEN
SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
25 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET...THEN BUILDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH GALES TO 35 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING WEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET...THEN BUILDING
TO 6 TO 9 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS INCREASING TO GALES TO
35 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WAVES
BUILDING TO 7 TO 10 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 KNOTS VEERING NORTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO 3 TO
6 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS VEERING NORTH. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FEET...THEN SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FEET.
.FRIDAY...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. WAVES SUBSIDING TO CALM TO 2 FEET.

$$

LSZ261-051700-
MAFOR 0510/
SUPERIOR WEST 11640 11630 11620 11410 11320 11330 12430. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5
FEET SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET BUILDING TO 3
TO 6 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR NORTH CENTRAL 13630 11620 11510 11420 11330 11440.
A CHANCE OF SNOW THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS FROM LATE
EVENING ON TONIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET TODAY. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET
BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR SOUTH CENTRAL 13630 11520 11410 11420 11430 11440. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING. WAVES 2 TO 5 FEET SUBSIDING TO 1
TO 3 FEET TODAY. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET BUILDING TO 3 TO 6 FEET TONIGHT.

SUPERIOR EAST 11520 12630 11620 11510 12420 11440. A CHANCE OF SNOW
THIS MORNING. WAVES 2 TO 6 FEET.

$$

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